2020-2021 University Catalog 
    
    Jun 25, 2024  
2020-2021 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CHEM 432 - Introduction to Statistical Thermodynamics


This half-semester course starts with a review of pertinent statistics, quantum chemistry, and spectroscopy topics. The concepts of ensemble, partition function, and their relationship with ideal gas thermodynamics quantities like internal energy, entropy, Gibbs energy, equilibrium constant, and other macroscopic observations are discussed.

Credits: 0.50
When Offered: Alternate years

Corequisite: None
Prerequisites: (CHEM 333  and CHEM 334 ) or CHEM 336 . CHEM 334  may be taken concurrently.
Major/Minor Restrictions: None
Class Restriction: None
Area of Inquiry: None
Liberal Arts CORE: None


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